Do you want to start a painting project but have furry friends to worry about? We’ve listed the dangers of paint fumes for pets and tips to keep them safe.
Now that summer is officially here, the real estate market is really heating up. The National Association of Realtors estimates that 5.34 million existing homes were sold in 2018, so it’s likely that 2019 numbers will be at least comparable. But if you’re looking to be one of the American homeowners who sells your home for top dollar this year, you may need to take a closer look at your curb appeal.
Before you begin to repaint the rooms in your house to accommodate those family members with allergies and sensitivities, let's review the three things you should be aware of as you buy your next can of paint.
While you'd like to think of your home as a safe refuge from everything that could hurt you in the outside world, the truth is that your house is probably a lot more dangerous to your health than you'd realize.
There are some simple steps you can take to improve the indoor air quality of your home. Here are just three to jumpstart your health journey.
It has often been stated that the simplest way to change the look of your house is to repaint it. If repainting it is too much work for you, you can repaint a piece of furniture. If you are keen, you will notice that we are often instructed to use normal paints in a well-ventilated area. Have you ever asked yourself why?
Do you know what's in the paint in your home, office, or travel destinations? At this time, so many people are becoming aware of their environmental footprint and the ingredients they are consuming, but environmental awareness and health impacts of paint often slips through the cracks.
Now that spring is here and the weather is favorable, most homeowners will want to spend as much time outside as possible. In fact, a recent Houzz survey found that 56% of homeowners are updating their yards so they can entertain more easily. Having a viable outdoor space for hosting get-togethers isn’t a superficial desire, either. Prioritizing your outdoor space can yield high returns. Adding a new deck can bring an ROI of nearly 76%, while installing a backyard patio can offer a return on investment of almost 69%. But it’s not just about the deck or the patio; the porch can also play an important role in your ability to socialize with friends and family.